Daily Current Affairs Updates– 25th September 2015:
Daily Current affairs News Updates about the National and International events were listed here. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/PO/Clerk exam and all other competitive exams can use this.
1). Union Government has sanctionedRs.1000 crores as special assistance toAndhra PradeshGovernment, for the development of the projects in the financial year 2015-16. This fund will be used to develop the backward districts of the state and to create is new capitals such as,
· Construction of Raj Bhawan
· High Court
· Legislative Council
· Legislative Assembly and other essential infrastructure.
2).The Employee’s Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has won theSKOCH Award for the Smart Governance. This award has been provided for its innovative activities on UAN Programme and Transformation of Social Security Agenda in India. This is the 5thaward won by the EPFO in the last two years.
3). European Union hasimposed anti-dumping duty on imports of sewage and water steel pipes from India up to31.2% for six months to protect its domestic industries.
4). During the Prime MinisterNarendra Modi’s New York Visit, in Day 1 he met CEO’s of 47 Fortune 500 Companies, media companies and key financial sector players and made strong pitch for making investments in India.
5). For the first time in 28 years history a solo female writer has won the MostPrestigious Science Book Prize in Britain.Gaia Vince a journalist and broadcaster from London is the winner of the 2015 Royal society winton prize for science books at a ceremony in London.
This Prestigious award puts her name at the top of a long list of previous winners that includes some of the great of science writing, such as,
· Stephen Hawking
· Stephen Jay Gould
· Jared Diamond
· James Gleick
· Bill Bryson
6). Union Government has planned to launch itsGreen Highway Policy on September 29, Road Transport and Highway Secretary Vijay Chhibber said that, bushes and trees will be grown along all the highways in a phased manner.
This policy aimed to promote the greening of highway corridors with the participation of the local community, including local contractors and the local forest department. The investment in the project would beRs.1,000 crorethis year.
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